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October 14, 2011

Community Foundation issues 11 grants

More than $37K given out this fall

TERRE HAUTE — The Wabash Valley Community Foundation has announced 11 recipients of its fall 2011 grant cycle who together are receiving more than $37,000.

The recipients are:

• Arts Illiana: $5,000 — in support of a program for disadvantaged and special needs youth

• Friends of the Vigo County Library: $5,000 — in support of Wabash Valley Big Read

• Hamilton Center, Spectrum Services: $6,000 — in support of Project SEARCH

• ISU Bayh College of Education: $1,280 — in support of Sycamore Readers program

• Ronald McDonald House: $2,000 — in support of Vigo County Family Assistance Program

• Terre Haute Children’s Choir: $3,200 — in support of 10 student tuition grants

• Terre Haute Crow Committee: $6,000 — in support of equipment and supplies

• Terre Haute Human Relations Commission: $1,800 — in support of sponsorships for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Summit

• Terre Haute School of Rock: $2,000 — support of purchase of guitars and accessories

• The WILL Center: $2,751 — in support of the Kids on the Block program

• Twenty-First Century Scholars: $2,100 — for program support

Twenty-two area nonprofit organizations were invited to submit full proposals, which were then reviewed by a committee of eight Vigo County residents. 

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, founded in 1991, exists to serve donors through the administration of the grants program.

For more information about contributing to or creating a fund to benefit a favorite organization, contact the Wabash Valley Community Foundation at (812) 232-2234.

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